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February 21
Mental Wellness PL for Parents

​Our Mental Wellness ​session for Parents has been re-scheduled for Wednesday, March 14th from 6:00-7:00. 

February 07

Is there someone you would like to give a special something to on Valentine's Day? The grade twos along with the peer leaders are selling candy grams.  They will be delivered on Valentine's Day.  each candy gram is $1.00.  The forms were sent home with your child and need to be returned before Monday, February 12th.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Virgoe at krista.virgoe@nbed.nb.ca

February 07
February Afterschool Paint Group

Friday, February 23rd from 3-5 is the next after school "Paint and Chat".  This month's masterpiece is inspired by a winter tree.  Open to grade 3-5 students with a max. of 20 students. Please see Mme Lavigne with your $7.00 to sign-up.  ​

February 06
Time Capsule Opening!

We are very excited to open a time capsule that was buried on February 25th, 1993.  After 25 years, it is time to reveal the items that the students and staff collected to represent that time period.  We are inviting former students and staff to the opening on Friday, February 23rd at 11:30.  What treasures will we find? ​Please spread the word!

February 02
School Closure

Schools will be closed today at 12:00 noon, Friday, Febryray 2nd due to the weather. ​

January 30
French Immersion Registration

​A remainder about registration for French immersion for 2018-2019.  If your child is in kindergarten, grade two or grade five English and you want to register them for French Immersion for September 2018, please complete the on-line registration by visiting the ASD-W web site (www.asd-w.nbed.nb.ca) on or before Tuesday, January 30th.  Please note that the registration site will remain open to the end of the school year.  A reminder that this fall 2018 is the final year for the grade three entry point.

January 30
Staffing Update

We are pleased to announce that our VP and Guidance positions have been filled!  Tayne Moore will be assuming the Vice- Principal position until June 2018​ along with his Phys. Ed. duties.  Sarah Hoyt will be joining our staff as our guidance counsellor until June 2018.  We look forward to working with these teachers in the months ahead.

January 16
Paint and Chat - Friday, January 26th

"Paint and Chat"  with Mme Lavigne will take place after school on Friday, January 26th from 3:00-5:00.  If you wish to attend, bring $7.00 to Mme Lavigne in order to sign up.  ​

January 10
North Side Elementary School Night With UNB REDS

Friday, January 19th is the annual North Side Elementary School Night for UNB Men's Hockey.  The UNB​ REDS will be hosting the St. Mary's Huskies at 7pm at the Aitken Center.  Students are free and parent tickets are $6.00.  Student and parent tickets are to be picked up at the Aitken Center box office by Friday, January 19th at 4:00.  We hope to have a great turnout in the Barkers Point School section to cheer on our home team! 

Please check the document section for more details.

January 03
Staffing Update

BPS will look a little different in the new year.  Our guidance counsellor, Patrick Campbell, will be on a deferred leave from January until June 2018.  He will be returning to Barkers Point in the fall of 2018. 

Our VP, Kim Hawkes, has accepted an Acting Principal position ​at Forest Hill School from January to June 2018.  We wish her all the best in her new role!

The guidance and VP positions will be filled in the next two weeks.  Stay tuned for more updates!

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